Does the Bible say not to get tattoos?

Does the Bible say not to get tattoos?

Does the Bible say not to get tattoos?

Tattoos have been around for millennia. ... But in the ancient Middle East, the writers of the Hebrew Bible forbade tattooing. Per Leviticus 19:28, “You shall not make gashes in your flesh for the dead, or incise any marks on yourselves.”

Does God approve of tattoos?

Some Christians believe that since the only possible mention of tattoos was written in the Old Testament the law no longer applies to Christians. There is no mention of body modifications or tattoos written in the New Testament at all. ... Many Christians love to get their favorite Bible verse or Bible story tattooed.

Is it okay for Christians to get tattoos?

Still, the important question remains: Is getting a tattoo a form of pagan, worldly worship forbidden by God today, or is it okay now for Christians to get tattoos? Perhaps the correct and most appropriate answer is both yes and no.

Is there any mention of tattoos in the Bible?

The short answer is...nothing. At least nothing definitive. The Bible makes no specific reference to tattoos as we understand them in modern times. Some Christians condemn all tattooing as immoral because God clearly forbids them in Leviticus 19:28.

What are the religious views on tattooing in Islam?

Unlike the religious perspective, Islam’s lay population history, tattoo has been viewed as a source of healing and medicinal usage. Shia Ayatollahs Ali al-Sistani and Ali Khamenei believe there are no authoritative Islamic prohibitions on tattoos. The Quran does not mention tattoos or tattooing at all.

Do you hide your tattoos during religious practices?

Furthermore, The Punk community does not neglect or hide their tattoos during religious practices as well. During simple religious acts such as praying and reading the Quran, they openly show the tattoos both in private or public spaces.


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